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Casa Malpais Archaeological Park & Museum

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418 E Main St.
Springerville, AZ 85938 United States
520-730-1871 http://www.casamalpais.org/

July 2019

Ancient Southwestern Native American Pottery

July 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Casa Malpais Archaeological Park & Museum, 418 E Main St.
Springerville, AZ 85938 United States
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Free

In this presentation, Mr. Dart shows and discusses Native American ceramic styles that characterized specific peoples and eras in the U.S. Southwest prior to about 1450, and talks about how archaeologists use pottery for dating archaeological sites and interpreting ancient lifeways. He discusses the importance of context in archaeology, such as how things people make change in style over time and how different styles are useful in identifying different cultures and dating archaeological sites. His many illustrations include examples of…

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